Author: We Are Henry (We Are Henry Editorial)

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Visit Henry County, GA and their new Mobile Visitors Center

Serving with Hospitality

     Service to your community can be demonstrated in a variety of ways. For a group of Henry County residents, that means serving as volunteers, known as Local Explorers, with Visit Henry County, GA. This group works alongside Visit Henry County, GA, and their new Mobile Visitors Center to share things to do, places to eat,...

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Amanda Malette is named Henry County’s Teacher of the Year

Pouring Love into Her Students

     Amanda Malette always knew she wanted to be a teacher; there was never any question. This is her 21st year as a first-grade teacher (well, one year was in second grade), starting at Pate’s Creek Elementary and now at East Lake Elementary in McDonough. Her students are known as “Malette’s Munchkins,” and they carry that...

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Hans Broder from Banker to Author

Hans Broder from Banker to Author

     The story was tragic and the judgment swift, though justice never really showed up for those who needed it most. For those who lived in Henry County in the 1970s, Jerry Banks, a local African American man, was the name on everyone’s tongue. He was convicted for the brutal murders of Marvin King, a Jonesboro...

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